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HAL makes Mars orbiter panels for space agency

September 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) said it has fabricated spacecraft panels for the Mars orbiter mission that will be launched by the state-run Indian Space ... Read more...

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India’s tryst with Mars begins in November 2013 (Lead)

September 18th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) India's tryst with Mars will begin in November 2013 to explore the red planet's atmosphere and search for life-sustaining elements, a top space official said late ... Read more...

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NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft sets exploration record on Mars

December 16th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by BNO News
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- NASA's Mars Odyssey, which launched in 2001, has broken the record for longest-serving spacecraft at the Red Planet, the agency said.The probe began its 3,340th day in ... Read more...

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China’s first Mars probe all set for October launch

June 9th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, is all geared up for launching to the Red Planet in October this year.According to the scientist in charge of the probe's ... Read more...

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Robotic spacecraft mission would return Martian rocks for lab study on Earth

July 8th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Space experts are planning out an ambitious robotic spacecraft mission to return rocks from Mars to Earth, which would be tested for signs of life on Earth ... Read more...

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